Patents by Inventor Michiko Ogino

Michiko Ogino has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 8319982
    Abstract: The CPU of a personal computer displays a list of one-click icons, each representing one or a plurality of printing functions, in the icon display area, and selects one one-click icon from the list of the one-click icons displayed in the icon display area, to automatically set a plurality of printing functions corresponding to the selected one-click icons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Momose, Mikane Tago, Taeko Tatebayashi, Kenji Imai, Michiko Ogino, Ryuichi Shimamura
  • Patent number: 8273672
    Abstract: An optical glass is provided that includes a refractive index (nd) of no less than 1.75 and an Abbe number (vd) of no less than 10 as optical constants. A Bi2O3 content is no less than 10% by weight to no more than 80% by weight. The content of SiO2 is lower than the content of B2O3. The total content of SiO2+B2O3 is from no less than 1% by weight to no more than 60% by weight. The content of RO is from no less than 0.1% by weight to no more than 50% by weight. R represents one or more elements selected from the group consisting of Zn, Ba, Sr, Ca, and Mg. The optical glass has at least one of the properties of being substantially free from opacification and/or being substantially devitrified within the glass body under the conditions of a reheating testing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2012
    Assignee: Ohara Inc.
    Inventors: Atsushi Nagaoka, Jie Fu, Michiko Ogino
  • Publication number: 20120220442
    Abstract: Provided is optical glass that does not contain lead, which is an environmental pollutant. The optical glass is ideal for the transmission of light even after being exposed to X-rays, and has a high refractive index. The optical glass comprises, by mass% in terms of oxide versus the glass total mass, 1.0% to 60.0% of an SiO2 component, and one or more selected from the group consisting of an La2O3 component, ZrO2 component, TiO2 component, Nb2O5 component, and Ta2O5 as essential components. The optical glass has a refractive index (nd) of 1.50 or greater, and has a light intensity recovery rate of 45% or greater when the glass having been irradiated with X-rays with a dose of 2.5 Gy is irradiated with light of a xenon lamp for 11 hours.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2010
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Applicant: OHARA INC.
    Inventors: Michiko Ogino, Masahiro Onozawa
  • Patent number: 8058196
    Abstract: The present invention provides optical glasses containing Bi2O3 in which the optical glasses have at least one of the properties of being substantially free from opacification and being substantially devitrified within the glass body during reheating steps in production processes, superior chemical durability, and free from black coloring. The optical glass has a refractive index (nd) of no less than 1.75 and an Abbe number (?d) of no less than 10 as optical constants. The optical glass contains Bi2O3 in a content from no less than 10% by weight to less than 90% by weight, and has at least one of the properties of being substantially free from opacification and being substantially devitrified within the glass body under the conditions of a reheating test (a).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Assignee: Ohara Inc.
    Inventors: Atsushi Nagaoka, Jie Fu, Michiko Ogino
  • Publication number: 20110237419
    Abstract: There is provided an optical glass with a high refractive index and a low dispersion having a refractive index (nd) of not less than 1.75 and an Abbe's number (?d) of not less than 35 where the image formation characteristic is hardly affected by changes in temperature of the using environment. SiO2, B2O3 and La2O3 are contained as essential components and the ratio of the constituting components are adjusted whereby an optical glass in which a product of ? and ? where ? is an average linear expansion coefficient at ?30 to +70° C. and ? is an optical elasticity constant at the wavelength of 546.1 nm is not more than 130×10?12° C.?1×nm×cm?1×Pa?1 is able to be achieved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2011
    Publication date: September 29, 2011
    Applicant: OHARA INC.
    Inventors: Junko Suzuki, Michiko Ogino, Masahiro Onozawa
  • Patent number: 8003556
    Abstract: There is provided an optical glass with a high refractive index and a low dispersion having a refractive index (nd) of not less than 1.75 and an Abbe's number (?d) of not less than 35 where the image formation characteristic is hardly affected by changes in temperature of the using environment. SiO2, B2O3 and La2O3 are contained as essential components and the ratio of the constituting components are adjusted whereby an optical glass in which a product of ? and ? where ? is an average linear expansion coefficient at ?30 to +70° C. and ? is an optical elasticity constant at the wavelength of 546.1 nm is not more than 130×10?12° C.?1×nm×cm?1×Pa?1 is able to be achieved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2011
    Assignee: Ohara Inc.
    Inventors: Junko Suzuki, Michiko Ogino, Masahiro Onozawa
  • Publication number: 20110034314
    Abstract: An optical glass has a refractive index (nd) of 1.60 or over and excellent transmittance and internal quality. The optical glass comprises 0.1-4 mass % of Ta2O5 to total mass of glass calculated on oxide basis, has ratio of 0.95<Ta2O5/(Ta2O5+(ZrO2)+TiO2+Nb2O5+WO3)×5)?1.00, and further comprises SiO2+B2O3+Al2O3+BaO in a total amount of 81% or over.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2010
    Publication date: February 10, 2011
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA OHARA
    Inventor: Michiko Ogino
  • Publication number: 20100195153
    Abstract: The CPU of a personal computer displays a list of one-click icons, each representing one or a plurality of printing functions, in the icon display area, and selects one one-click icon from the list of the one-click icons displayed in the icon display area, to automatically set a plurality of printing functions corresponding to the selected one-click icons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2010
    Publication date: August 5, 2010
    Inventors: Akira Momose, Mikane Tago, Taeko Tatebayashi, Kenji Imai, Michiko Ogino, Ryuichi Shimamura
  • Patent number: 7767605
    Abstract: Provided is an optical glass having high refractivity and high dispersibility, having good moldability in precision pressing, and having high transmittance and good internal quality, of which the transmittance reduction with time is prevented. The optical glass has a Pt content of at most 1.5 ppm, and is characterized in that, when a sample of the glass polished on both surfaces and having a thickness of 10 mm is irradiated with UV and/or visible light at a light-receiving energy of at most 0.4 mW·cm?2 for at least 200 hours, then the difference in the internal transmittance to light having a wavelength of 420 nm, before and after the irradiation (before irradiation—after irradiation) of the sample, as calculated in terms of the sample having a thickness of 10 mm, is at most 0.1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2010
    Assignee: Ohara, Inc.
    Inventors: Michiko Ogino, Masahiro Onozawa
  • Patent number: 7719701
    Abstract: The CPU of a personal computer displays a list of one-click icons, each representing one or a plurality of printing functions, in the icon display area, and selects one one-click icon from the list of the one-click icons displayed in the icon display area, to automatically set a plurality of printing functions corresponding to the selected one-click icons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2010
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Momose, Mikane Tago, Taeko Tatebayashi, Kenji Imai, Michiko Ogino, Ryuichi Shimamura
  • Patent number: 7719702
    Abstract: The CPU of a personal computer displays a list of one-click icons, each representing one or a plurality of printing functions, in the icon display area, and selects one one-click icon from the list of the one-click icons displayed in the icon display area, to automatically set a plurality of printing functions corresponding to the selected one-click icons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2010
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Momose, Mikane Tago, Taeko Tatebayashi, Kenji Imai, Michiko Ogino, Ryuichi Shimamura
  • Publication number: 20100041539
    Abstract: An optical glass is provided that includes a refractive index (nd) of no less than 1.75 and an Abbe number (vd) of no less than 10 as optical constants. A Bi2O3 content is no less than 10% by weight to no more than 80% by weight. The content of SiO2 is lower than the content of B2O3. The total content of SiO2+B2O3 is from no less than 1% by weight to no more than 60% by weight. The content of RO is from no less than 0.1% by weight to no more than 50% by weight. R represents one or more elements selected from the group consisting of Zn, Ba, Sr, Ca, and Mg. The optical glass has at least one of the properties of being substantially free from opacification and/or being substantially devitrified within the glass body under the conditions of a reheating testing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2009
    Publication date: February 18, 2010
    Applicant: OHARA, INC.
    Inventors: Atsushi Nagaoka, Jie Fu, Michiko Ogino
  • Publication number: 20090088310
    Abstract: There is provided an optical glass with a high refractive index and a low dispersion having a refractive index (nd) of not less than 1.75 and an Abbe's number (?d) of not less than 35 where the image formation characteristic is hardly affected by changes in temperature of the using environment. SiO2, B2O3 and La2O3 are contained as essential components and the ratio of the constituting components are adjusted whereby an optical glass in which a product of ? and ? where ? is an average linear expansion coefficient at ?30 to +70° C. and ? is an optical elasticity constant at the wavelength of 546.1 nm is not more than 130×10?12° C.?1×nm×cm?1×Pa?1 is able to be achieved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2008
    Publication date: April 2, 2009
    Applicant: OHARA INC.
    Inventors: Junko SUZUKI, Michiko OGINO, Msahiro ONOZAWA
  • Publication number: 20090082190
    Abstract: A high-refractive index, low-dispersion optical glass which is small in a change of imaging properties due to a change in temperature of the use environment, specifically one capable of realizing an absolute value of multiplication (?×?) of an average coefficient of linear expansion (?) at from ?30 to +70° C. and a photoelastic constant (?) at a wavelength of 546.1 nm of not more than 130×10?12° C.?1×nm×cm?1×Pa?1, is manufactured without using large qualities of components which are high in an environmental load and scarce mineral resources. The optical glass of the invention has an absolute value of multiplication (?×?) of an average coefficient of linear expansion (?) at from ?30 to +70° C. and a photoelastic constant (?) at a wavelength of 546.1 nm of not more than 130×10?12° C.?1×nm×cm?1×Pa?1; and contains more than 0% of SiO2, B2O3 and La2O3, more than 13% and less than 20% of (ZrO2+Nb2O5) and less than 2.0% of ZnO in terms of % by mass on the oxide basis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2008
    Publication date: March 26, 2009
    Applicant: OHARA INC.
    Inventor: Michiko Ogino
  • Publication number: 20080068636
    Abstract: The CPU of a personal computer displays a list of one-click icons, each representing one or a plurality of printing functions, in the icon display area, and selects one one-click icon from the list of the one-click icons displayed in the icon display area, to automatically set a plurality of printing functions corresponding to the selected one-click icons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2007
    Publication date: March 20, 2008
    Inventors: Akira Momose, Mikane Tago, Taeko Tatebayashi, Kenji Imai, Michiko Ogino, Ryuichi Shimamura
  • Publication number: 20070197367
    Abstract: An optical glass has a refractive index (nd) of 1.60 or over and excellent transmittance and internal quality. The optical glass comprises 0.1-4 mass % of Ta2O5 to total mass of glass calculated on oxide basis, has ratio of 0.95<Ta2O5/(Ta2O5+(ZrO2)+TiO2+Nb2O5+WO3)×5)?1.00, and further comprises SiO2+B2O3+Al2O3+BaO in a total amount of 81% or over.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2005
    Publication date: August 23, 2007
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Ohara
    Inventor: Michiko Ogino
  • Publication number: 20070054794
    Abstract: The present invention provides optical glasses containing Bi2O3 in which the optical glasses have at least one of the properties of being substantially free from opacification and being substantially devitrified within the glass body during reheating steps in production processes, superior chemical durability, and free from black coloring. The optical glass has a refractive index (nd) of no less than 1.75 and an Abbe number (?d) of no less than 10 as optical constants. The optical glass contains Bi2O3 in a content from no less than 10% by weight to less than 90% by weight, and has at least one of the properties of being substantially free from opacification and being substantially devitrified within the glass body under the conditions of a reheating test (a).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2006
    Publication date: March 8, 2007
    Inventors: Atsushi Nagaoka, Jie Fu, Michiko Ogino
  • Publication number: 20070027016
    Abstract: Provided is an optical glass having high refractivity and high dispersibility, having good moldability in precision pressing, and having high transmittance and good internal quality, of which the transmittance reduction with time is prevented. The optical glass has a Pt content of at most 1.5 ppm, and is characterized in that, when a sample of the glass polished on both surfaces and having a thickness of 10 mm is irradiated with UV and/or visible light at a light-receiving energy of at most 0.4 mW·cm?2 for at least 200 hours, then the difference in the internal transmittance to light having a wavelength of 420 nm, before and after the irradiation (before irradiation—after irradiation) of the sample, as calculated in terms of the sample having a thickness of 10 mm, is at most 0.1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2006
    Publication date: February 1, 2007
    Applicant: OHARA INC.
    Inventors: Michiko Ogino, Masahiro Onozawa
  • Publication number: 20060262338
    Abstract: The CPU of a personal computer displays a list of one-click icons, each representing one or a plurality of printing functions, in the icon display area, and selects one one-click icon from the list of the one-click icons displayed in the icon display area, to automatically set a plurality of printing functions corresponding to the selected one-click icons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2006
    Publication date: November 23, 2006
    Inventors: Akira Momose, Mikane Tago, Taeko Tatebayashi, Kenji Imai, Michiko Ogino, Ryuichi Shimamura
  • Patent number: 7060640
    Abstract: An optical glass comprises, in mass percent, 15–35% of P2O5, 40–60% of Nb2O5, 0.5% to less than 15% of Na2O and 3% to less than 25% of BaO, has a ratio in mass % of (BaO+Nb2O5)/{(TiO2+WO3)×3+Bi2O3+Nb2O5}>1.0; is free of Pb and As; and has a refractive index (nd) within a range from 1.78 to 1.90 and an Abbe number (?d) within a range from 18 to 27.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2006
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Ohara
    Inventors: Michiko Ogino, Yoshio Mori, Masahiro Onozawa